Arizona, Camping, Hiking, Lake Mead National Recreational Area, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Nevada, United States

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 7 – Wrapping up the Colorado River via kayak

Day 7 - April 1, 2022 The take aways... I need CrocsThe Instagramers have taken over Emerald CaveNothing feels better than a warm Venture WipeNothing tastes better than In N Out BurgerChloride, AZ is where I am going to retireBags of dirt are frightful The second day of kayaking the Black Canyon of the Colorado… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 7 – Wrapping up the Colorado River via kayak

Arizona, Camping, Hot Springs, Lake Mead National Recreational Area, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Nevada, United States

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 6 – Black Canyon of the Colorado River

Day 6 - March 31, 2022 The take aways... Fear and floating in Las VegasExpect awkward encounters at Arizona Hot SpringsRingtail cat!I didn't die 5:30am alarm. Get dressed. Arrange the final items in the bags. Starbucks. Chug latte. Nervously chatter away, trying not to remember what I was doing today. Whack my head hard on… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 6 – Black Canyon of the Colorado River

Arizona, Bryce Canyon National Park, Camping, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, Nevada, United States, Utah

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 5 – Bryce Canyon National Park

Day 5 - March 30, 2022 The take aways... Don't crash the drone into a treeAll the orange, all the spikyBless our park rangersVORS are not easily googled using the term "Mexican hat in the Nevada desert" Another day of waking up in strange places, and we found ourselves this morning by the Escalante River.… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 5 – Bryce Canyon National Park

Camping, Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Hiking, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Utah, Waterfalls

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 4 – Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Day 4- March 29, 2022 The take aways... Our public lands are beyond amazing in the United StatesChase all the waterfallsSprained ankles don't like slickrock ashtraysGet the pizza, you earned itThe bag hanging in the woods did not have a human head in it, despite what my imagination said With a sketchy forecast for the… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 4 – Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Activities, Camping, Capitol Reef National Park, National Parks & Monuments, State Parks, United States, Utah

A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 3 – Capitol Reef National Park

Day 3 - March 28, 2022 The take aways... Secure your water jugs before rallying through the desertOff the beaten path is worth it, and Capitol Reef is always worth itThe fajitas are hot, and the walls are plywoodCheck the elevation of the campsite choice for the night before driving to 9600 feet in a… Continue reading A BeaUTAHful Bucket List: Day 3 – Capitol Reef National Park